Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Stunned, Scared and Silent by Molly Ivins

Molly Ivins is always a GREAT read...


Of the hundreds of prisoners, alleged terrorists all, who have been held at Guantanamo on the grounds that they were the worst of the worst, only 10 have ever been charged with anything. In the latest episode, shortly after announcement of a British-based plot to blow up airliners, Britain and the United States were already airing their differences over when the perpetrators should have been arrested. The administration has put itself in the position of the Boy Who Cried Wolf. If, God forbid, a serious terrorist conspiracy is uncovered, there will be a tendency to dismiss it as a backlash to these over-hyped "plots."


  1. That is a GREAT article!
    Thanks MW!

  2. Here is another one that I forgot to send to you last night:

    "NYT Beats The Terror Drums Again, But Exposes A Vital Fact!

    "None of the alleged terrorists arrested in Britain last week have even been charged! They didn't have tickets, they didn't have bombs, and some didn't even have passports — but the threat was imminent. Yeah, sure..."